What Happened in February 1742

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Historical Events

  • 1st Sardinia and Austria sign alliance
  • 2nd British Walpole government resigns
  • 9th Sir Robert Walpole, often referred to as the first British Prime Minister, enobled as 1st Earl of Orford
  • 16th Earl of Wilmington becomes British premier (First Lord of the Treasury)

Famous Deaths

  • 22nd Charles Rivington, English publisher (b. 1688)
  • 28th Willem J 's-Gravesande, Dutch physicist, dies at 53